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Top 5 reasons to use our service to assist you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Herne Hill

  • 1 Herne Hill lawyers work in conjunction with Herne Hill estate agents, developers, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is provided to buyers and sellers every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 2 There is a better than average chance that the the conveyancers for the other party have offices in Herne Hill - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you will expect.
  • 4 Solicitor conveyancing lawyers have very good personal links with Herne Hill estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 The Herne Hill conveyancing practitioners that are listed are committed to providing value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and remortgagors in Herne Hill

Examples of recent conveyancing in Herne Hill since June 2022*

Sale

of flat Elmwood Road SE24 9NU, at the agreed amount of £650,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of semi premises, Danecroft Road, SE24 9PA completing on 19/07/2022 at a price of £1,440,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, securing official copies of the title

Sale

of detached residence premises, Winterbrook Road, SE24 9HZ completing on 17/06/2022 at a price of £2,550,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties

Sale

of terraced property, Milkwood Road, SE24 0HA completing on 11/07/2022 at a price of £1,200,000. The legal transfer of property incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Herne Hill

We were just about to exchange contracts for a property in Herne Hill. We encountered a stumbling block. The loan offer with Aldermore runs out on 18/11/2022 but the owners are insisting on a completion date of 22/11/2022. Can one extend the loan offer?

The person best placed to address this issue is your lawyer who is in a position to assess if he or she is should be discussing with the mortgage company, owner’s conveyancers, property agents or indeed all three given what has gone on in your transaction to date.

Why do I have to pay up front for conveyancing in Herne Hill?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Herne Hill your lawyer will ask you put them with funds to cover the search fees. This will be the total of the cost of the Local Authority Search. When the down payment is as part of the purchase price then this should be needed shortly ahead of exchange of contracts. The closing balance that is needed will be payable a couple of days ahead of the completion date.

I am purchasing a garden flat in Herne Hill. Can I do my own conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Herne Hill you will have to appoint a solicitor on your mortgage company's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Herne Hill.

I have been told that property searches are the number one reason for stalling in Herne Hill conveyancing transactions. Is this right?

The Council of Property Search Organisations (CoPSO) released findings of a review by MoveWithUs that conveyancing searches do not feature amongst the most frequent causes of hindrances during the legal transfer of property. Local searches are unlikely to be the root cause of holding up conveyancing in Herne Hill.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a simple, no chain conveyancing. Herne Hill is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Herne Hill are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even though you don't necessarily need a conveyancing solicitor in Herne Hill you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

Is it simple use the search tool to find a conveyancing solicitor in Herne Hill on the authorised to act for my bank?

Step one is to pick a bank such as Yorkshire Building Society, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society or Bank of Ireland then type in your location for example Herne Hill. Conveyancing firms in Herne Hill and nationally should be shown.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Herne Hill but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • P M Hunter & Co, 145 Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London, SE24 0NG
  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Peter Thomson, 203 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8RZ
  • Wainwright & Cummins Llp, 57-61 Atlantic Road, London, London, SW9 8PU

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Herne Hill with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Service charge disputes

  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Peter Thomson, 203 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8RZ
  • Wainwright & Cummins Llp, 57-61 Atlantic Road, London, London, SW9 8PU
  • Glazer Delmar, 27-31 North Cross Road, East Dulwich, London, SE22 9ET

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Herne Hill regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Herne Hill with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Herne Hill. This could include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • P M Hunter & Co, 145 Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London, SE24 0NG
  • William Bailey, 150 Lordship Lane, London, London, SE22 8HB
  • Hepburns Solicitors Llp, Unit 1 Blackwater Court, 17-19 Blackwater Street, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8SD
  • Peter Thomson, 203 Coldharbour Lane, London, SW9 8RZ
  • Wainwright & Cummins Llp, 57-61 Atlantic Road, London, London, SW9 8PU

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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